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exaggerated

[ ig-zaj-uh-rey-tid ]
/ ɪgˈzædʒ əˌreɪ tɪd /
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adjective
unduly or unrealistically magnified: to have an exaggerated opinion of oneself.
abnormally increased or enlarged.
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Origin of exaggerated

First recorded in 1545–55; exaggerate + -ed2

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How to use exaggerated in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for exaggerated

exaggerated
/ (ɪɡˈzædʒəˌreɪtɪd) /

adjective
unduly or excessively magnified; enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness
pathol abnormally enlargedan exaggerated spleen

Derived forms of exaggerated

exaggeratedly, adverb
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